Tag Archive: Award

Apr 21

Sea Belles’ Member Recognized as Barbershopper of the Year

  Sea Belles ladies’ A Cappella chorus,  a 47 year chapter of Harmony, Incorporated  recently held a weekend music retreat in preparation for the Area 1 Convention and Contest in June. One of the highlights of the weekend was the presentation of the Barbershopper of the Year Award. Each year the chorus members secretly vote on …

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Jun 07

Sea Belles A Cappella Chorus Awarded Karen Gordon Scholarship at Atlantic Event

Saint John, NB- June 8, 2016 – Sea Belles A Cappella Chorus, Saint John, N.B. chapter of Harmony, Inc., international organization of female a cappella singers specializing in the barbershop harmony style, was recently awarded the Karen Gordon Scholarship by the ScotianAires Chapter of Harmony, Inc. The award was presented to Sea Belles’ president Susan …

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Mar 28

Sea Belles’ Member Recognised as Barbershopper of the Year

  SEA BELLES’ MEMBER RECOGNISED AS BARBERSHOPPER OF THE YEAR   SAINT JOHN, NB – March 31, 2016 – Sea Belles, Atlantic Canada’s number one ladies’ a cappella chorus, recently held a weekend music retreat with 10 year chorus director and 15 year Certified Music Judge and coach, Kathy Greason. The workshop was held to prepare …

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Mar 01

Sea Belles Chorus and Director in the News!

Lots of good news for Sea Belles in the past month! Celebrating Harmony Awareness Week -Here’s an article that appeared in several local weekly newspapers as well as the provincial Telegraph Journal regarding Harmony Awareness Week:Ossekeag Press, Feb 17, 2015, Pg 9- Mother and Daughter Find HarmonyTogether– Sea Belles now boasts 2 mother-daughter memberships with …

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Dec 13

Sea Belles Celebrates 45 Years of Harmony!

Sea Belles, Atlantic Canada’s first women’s Barbershop Harmony, Inc. chorus  In 1968, Ilene Findlay, International 1st Vice- President, Montreal, Quebec, made a trip to the Maritimes to promote Harmony, Inc. She placed an ad in the Saint John daily paper which was seen by Joan (Harley) Buckland. Joan proceeded to organize a chorus by contacting …

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Jul 19

Sea Belle’s daughter wins Music Scholarship

  Sea Belles congratulates Jillian Bonner, daughter of Sea Belle, Dianne Bonner, for receiving the Judith Waite Memorial Scholarship from Harmony, Inc. This scholarship will assist Jillian in her persuit of a musical career. We are all proud of you! Jillian Bonner, Mezzo-soprano, is entering her second year of a Masters of Music in Voice Performance at the …

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Jun 09

Area 1 Convention and Contest Results are in!

Sea Belles of Harmony, Inc.  would like to Congratulate first place chorus, Halifax’s ScotianAires Chorus and first place quartet, Meadowlark’s. Saint John’s Sea Belles of Harmony, Inc. chorus placed second with Kentville’s Valley Voices Barbershop Chorus placing third.  Sea Belles received many positive evaluations from all the category judges and tips/advice on ways to make our sound and performance …

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Apr 07

Sea Belles Recognise Barbershopper of the Year

Congratulations to Marilyn Hickman, this year`s recipient of Sea Belles of Harmony, Inc. Barbershopper of the Year Award! Marilyn always has a smile/words of encouragement to share, keeps the chorus laughing and more recently has been directing the Chorus weekly, including for part of the recent weekend Workshop with Wendy Dodge McCoole , Singing Judge for Harmony, …

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